Mon.Jul 19, 2021

Are You Ready for a Supply Chain Control Tower?

Adexa

Supply chain control towers are designed to improve supply chain visibility and enhance the quality of the decisions made across different business processes in the company.

Retail After Covid, Part 1: Retail Is Recovering

Enterra Insights

While it is too soon to declare victory over the Covid-19 pandemic, brick-and-mortar retail is seeing signs of renewed vigor. As journalist Anne D’Innocenzio ( @ADInnocenzio ) puts it, “Americans are going back to one of their favorite pastimes: store shopping.”[1]

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Tata Steel Europe’s Connected Planning Journey

Logistics Viewpoints

Tata Steel Europe Plant in Wales. The steel industry is not easy. A ton of steel can cost as little as $700. A pound of apples costs about the same as a pound of steel, yet steel is a complex product produced using high-tech metallurgical and manufacturing processes.

Industry tailwinds push shippers toward fewer, more advanced partners

The Supply Chain Journal

Today’s shippers have found themselves grappling with a variety of secular tailwinds, namely e-commerce growth, automation and outsourcing.

Just in Time vs. Just in Case: What’s the Way Forward for Supply Chains?

Just-in-time supply chains worked just fine — until they didn’t. Is more inventory the answer? It’s not a binary solution. Read this latest GEP paper to learn how enterprises can ensure adequate supplies without running excess inventory.

Successful Bulk Food Transport with Chris Fish

The Logistics of Logistics

Successful Bulk Food Transport with Chris Fish. Chris Fish and Joe Lynch discuss bulk food transport. Chris is the Senior Vice President of Dedicated Contract Transportation by Ruan Transportation which provides Dedicated Contract Transportation, Managed Transportation, and Value-added Warehousing.

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Successful Bulk Food Transport with Chris Fish

The Logistics of Logistics

Successful Bulk Food Transport with Chris Fish. Chris Fish and Joe Lynch discuss bulk food transport. Chris is the Senior Vice President of Dedicated Contract Transportation by Ruan Transportation which provides Dedicated Contract Transportation, Managed Transportation, and Value-added Warehousing.

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J.B. Hunt says service recovery hinges on several factors

The Supply Chain Journal

Management from J.B. Hunt Transport Services said dislocation throughout the supply chain remains in place but that there is now some “momentum” toward improvement.

What does the full fibre rollout mean for your business?

IT Supply Chain

By Kristian Torode (pictured). Director & Co-Founder, Crystaline. The post What does the full fibre rollout mean for your business? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

ATA seeks to liberalize rules on qualifying mechanical inspectors, citing shortage

The Supply Chain Journal

In another sign that the pool of employees is getting tight up and down the supply chain, the American Trucking Associations is seeking a rule change to enable more supply of an overlooked part of how all the moving parts come together.

Leverage SAP IBP to Drive Planning Transformation

Today, traditional SAP IBP deployments are not enough. You need to assure you are leveraging its maximum potential to truly transform planning. And to reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and advance digitalization to gain competitive advantage.

Businesses need to listen to what is going on around Working forms.

Prophetic Technology

Europe has always set the path to innovative forms of Working , creating entirely new categories of jobs; they are at the front of human rights rules, preventing the worker from exploitation by their employers, a practice that continues these days.

Pandemic hasn’t quenched zeal for supply chain sustainability, report says

The Supply Chain Journal

Capacity constraints, increased demand for home deliveries and safety concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic led experts to believe that sustainability efforts would fall by the wayside.

Morrisons trialling stores without tills

IT Supply Chain

By Sachin Jangam (pictured). Partner for Retail, Infosys Consulting. The post Morrisons trialling stores without tills appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Watch: Why Slavery in Supply Chains Grew During the Pandemic

Supply Chain Brain

Ingrid Verschuren, head of data strategy with Dow Jones, reveals the findings of research showing a surge in modern slavery during the lockdown prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic

Rethinking Supply Chain Risk: New Threats Demand New Tools and Strategies

Companies like Bayer AG and Akamai coped with recent supply chain disruptions much better than their peers. What did they do differently? Read this new HBR – GEP report on new tools and strategies to mitigate supply chain risk.

Golden Opportunity for Peak Period Performance

IT Supply Chain

By Smitha Raphael (pictured). Chief Product & Delivery Officer, SnapFulfil. The post Golden Opportunity for Peak Period Performance appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

SPAC acquires cloud manufacturing firm Fast Radius

The Supply Chain Journal

Digital manufacturing and supply chain company Fast Radius Inc. said Monday it will be acquired by special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC) ECP Environmental Growth Opportunities Corp. NASDAQ:ENNV) in a deal that values the Chicago-based company at $1.4 billion.

Morrisons open till-less store

IT Supply Chain

By Melissa Minkow (pictured). Retail Industry Lead, CI&T. The post Morrisons open till-less store appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Prologis sees record rent growth for logistics space

The Supply Chain Journal

Management from logistics real estate investment trust Prologis Inc. NYSE: PLD ) on Monday raised the company’s 2021 rent growth forecast by 40 basis points to 10.3% in the U.S and by 300 bps to 8% globally. Rents in the U.S. were up nearly 7% in the first half of the year, which was a record.

A 5-Point Strategy for Digital Procurement Transformation

Today, your entire supply chain must embrace change and accelerate digitalization. When it comes to procurement, focusing on digital transformation now can dramatically reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and give you a significant competitive advantage.

4 Exceptional Financing Options for Emerging Businesses!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Crowdfunding Fulfillment Solutions: Things You Should Know About. Emerging businesses article and permission to publish here provided by Mikejohn Arizon. The idea is excellent, the time is right, and the opportunity shines bright.

More LTL carriers may follow AAA Cooper to the altar, consultant says

The Supply Chain Journal

Five or 10 years ago, a truckload carrier would have looked askance at acquiring an LTL carrier. Truckload carriers were comfortable shipping directly from the shipper to the consignee at a minimal fixed cost, a model that runs counter to the multistop terminal networks of LTL carriers.

6 Skills Accountants Should Hone to Increase Employability!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Ground Rules for Creating a High Performance Organization (HPO)! Accountants article and permission to publish here provided by Mikejohn Arizon. Today, the finance sector is evolving rapidly.

Staying Independent in the Age of Enterprise Partnership Culture

Logistics Bureau

A recent catch-up session with one of our software suppliers left me reflecting on how business relationships are changing , primarily in their focus and perceived value.

Supply Chain Evolution: Digital Transformation Is the Way Forward

A new study by The Economist shows that 54% of enterprises want to rethink their supply chains. Make them more agile and resilient. How would supply chains evolve from here? And what should supply chain leaders be doing differently? Download the report today!

2021: A Year of Strength, Innovation and Resilience

3PL Insights

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) has released its Annual State of Logistics Report for 2021. This report is an overview of the state of the supply chain industry and its future direction. We have summarized the CSCMP report with our key takeaways.

Change Management: Why It’s Necessary to Become More Agile

USC Consulting Group

The only thing that’s constant is change. It’s a phrase famously attributed to a Greek philosopher in 500 B.C., but it also sums up the past year and a half in manufacturing and, frankly, just about any industry out there. It seems like change is coming at us faster than ever before.

Evans Distribution Systems Named Top 100 3PL for 19 Consecutive Years

3PL Insights

MELVINDALE, Mich. July 19, 2021 — Evans Distribution Systems, a third-party logistics provider, has been recognized as a “Top 100 3PL Provider” by Inbound Logistics for the 19th consecutive year.

Global Supply Chain News on Container Carriers are laying on Big Extra Fees on Top of Sky High Rates

Supply Chain Digest

It is Madness One Forwarder Says, with Concerns Soaring Costs could Take some Importers Under

The Business Costs of Supply Chain Disruption

Supply chains have weathered a lot recently: a pandemic, natural disasters, trade wars and more. The Economist and GEP surveyed 400 senior execs to find out their real business impacts. The results? Shocking, but not surprising. Read the report now.